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WHAT NEW TRENDS YOU ARE SEEING AT MITZVAHS?
Bar and Bat- Mitzvahs are constantly evolving. They are always getting bigger, better, and more creative. Some of the best new mitzvah trends that I have seen are: custom hashtags, montage featuring voice-overs, dual-purpose sign-in boards (pillows, mirrors, etc.), #DeLysscious food trucks, and much more. All of these trends make the party more memorable to both the guests and your #FabULyssfamily!
ADVICE FOR FIRST TIME MITZVAH PARENTS?
To a first time mitzvah parent/ family I would just like to have fun! Planning a party like this can be very stressful, and time consuming but it’s so worth it. You will look back on these parties as some the best times of your life. Your friends and family will talk about it for years to come, and your son or daughter will thank you for throwing them such a wonderful event/experience. So to all my first time mitzvah parents out there, who want to call the party off every time something goes wrong, just breathe and regroup. It will all come together perfectly in the end and without a glitch.
TALK TO US ABOUT GIVEAWAYS!
Some fun giveaways that I’ve seen at parties are everything from sweatshirts to coffee mugs filled with your favorite candy. I think the best giveaways are always clothing. Sweatshirts, yoga pants, and tank tops are all things that are going to be worn over and over again. I think I might have a few mitzvah sweatshirts in my closet still! There are plenty of places that will design the perfect design and logo for your giveaway. Give people a physical reminder of your party whenever they grab for something comfy to wear.
WHAT ARE SOME KEY COMPONENTS TO A MEMORABLE MITZVAH?
The key components for making a mitzvah memorable are by making sure everyone has an amazing time. That means having a #FabULyss DJ, #DeLysscious food, a cool giveaway, a beautiful venue, and fun and colorful decorations. I know it sounds impossible to be able to do all of these things but it’s not! All you need is a little help; whether it’s a professional party planner or your best friend, make sure that you have someone that is going to help you.
HOW DO WE KEEP ENERGY AND EXCITEMENT UP?
The best ways to bring energy and excitement to your mitzvah party is by having a fabulous DJ. Having someone to pump the crowd up and get everyone dancing is how you have an unforgettable party. Your DJ should have their dancers pushing people to their feet while playing the top hits and some oldies for the adults. The whole point of a party is to dance and have fun. Make sure you pick the perfect DJ to have the crowd pumped all night.
Dancing is really the best entertainment for both the kids and adults. Lets face it, who doesn’t like to let loose on the dance floor? Another really fun thing for the kids are games like Coke and Pepsi, mummy wrap, and guest of honor trivia. These games give everyone a break from dancing. While the kids play the adults eat. I can’t think of a better scenario than that! Let the kids have fun! Recently a trend that I see is braid bars (for the girls to get braids in their hair) An area to bedazzle their own shirts and hats (THEY LOVE THAT).
Be creative and think outside of the juice box when you are planning your Mitzvah!